C2006/F2402 -- 2007 --Outline of Lecture #20 – Electrical Communication #1

(c) Stuart Firestein, Columbia University, New York, NY. Last update 03/30/2005 05:07 PM .  

Notes by Chris Kelly

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1. Neurons: structure and function

II – Membrane Potential





10 mM

130 mM


140 mM

5 mM


Try Problems 8-3 & 8-4 (skip part C in both problems for now).

III – Action Potentials